Cast Care Helpful Links

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) - Provides education programs for orthopaedic surgeons, allied health professionals, and the public

  • Taking Care of Your Cast by Jonathan Cluett, MD - Learn useful information about the care of your cast so your cast can take care of you.

  • How To Find An Orthopedic Surgeon - Finding an orthopedic surgeon can be a difficult task. Here are a few steps to complete if you don't know where to turn to next.

  • Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before Surgery - The following list of questions, compiled and adapted from the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, offers some very good suggestions.

  • Silverman Ankle & Foot - Wondering what's wrong with your foot or ankle? Not sure what to do? Visit Dr. Lance Silverman M.D.'s website for useful information regarding ankle and foot injuries.  Also visit his blog for wonderful tips and information.

  • Goodbye Crutches - Buy or rent a knee walker, seated scooter or hands free crutch.

  • Stuck in Bed Fitness - Offers a fitness solution to assist anyone with symptoms or injuries that keep them confined to a bed or wheelchair.

  • EllieBear Spica Cast Rompers - EBSW rompers for infants/toddlers are designed to fit a spica casts awkward proportions and to spare you some hassle—no more crazy outfits or combing the mall for ANYTHING that will work. EBSW rompers will help keep your little one comfortable and looking good, while protecting the cast from grime and other nasty realities of baby life.

  • TheCastProtectorCast padding is generally required for contact sports if an arm cast is in place. THE CAST PROTECTOR is a convenient reusable way to pad the cast and meet the padding requirement.
  • Mybrokenleg.com The diaries of people that have suffered broken legs make this information packed site worth checking out. 
  • MYTPF.com - The definitive source for all things realted to Tibial Plateau Fractures.

  • Broken Bone Diaries - Broken leg, broken ankle treatment recovery group

  • A Nation In Motion - The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' national campaign, A Nation in Motion, shares the stories of more than 600 patients whose lives have been saved or restored through access to high-quality orthopaedic care. These inspiring stories illustrate the conditions, injuries and traumas that millions of patients have braved head on – and the excellent care that got them back to work and to their active, full lives. The patients featured on the website have shared their stories in one simple phrase, "Because of my orthopaedic care, I can..." It isn't too late to submit your patients' stories on the site.

    Visit anationinmotion.org to submit, read the stories, and to play A Nation in Motion the Game online, and navigate the path of orthopaedic scenarios throughout life before you can successfully reach the "I Can! Club." The "I Can! Club" represents a full, enjoyable and mobile life.